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President Droupadi Murmu meets King Charles III before Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral 

President Droupadi Murmu landed in London to participate in Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral, to be held today at Westminster Abbey in London. Earlier, she met King Charles III at Buckingham Palace.

By wasmulhaq 
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London: President Droupadi Murmu landed in London to participate in Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral, to be held today at Westminster Abbey in London. Earlier, she met King Charles III at Buckingham Palace on September 18, on Sunday ahead of the funeral.

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On Saturday evening (September 17), President Droupadi Murmu flew into London in order to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral and express condolences on behalf of the Indian government.

Today the world will bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. The Queen, who served as the head of state of the UK and Commonwealth of Nations, breathed her last on September 8, at the age of 96.

Numerous international leaders, members of the royal family and other dignitaries will attend the funeral. World leaders and foreign royals have been gradually arriving to join the Queen’s family for the state funeral, which will be watched by a huge number of spectators across the world.

US President Joe Biden landed in London to take part in Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, on Monday.

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Several other top leaders who will be present during the funeral are Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, President of France Emmanuel Macron, President of Italy Sergio Mattarella, President of the European Council Charles Michel, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Vice President of China Wang Qishan, and Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg, among others.

 

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